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Burke County Man Jailed On Cocaine Possession Charge
James Robert L Hughes
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Burke County Man Jailed On Cocaine Possession Charge

38-year-old James Robert L. Hughes of U.S. 70 West in Morganton was arrested Tuesday (June 21) by Burke County Sheriff’s Officers. He’s charged with felony possession of schedule II controlled substance (cocaine).

Hughes was arrested at 9 a.m. Tuesday at his home and was placed in the Burke County Jail under $5,000 secured bond. He remained in jail as of earlier today (June 22). A District Court appearance is scheduled Thursday (June 23) in Morganton.